Posted 10 Jan 2023, 8:00 pm

Penta Strategy Summer 2023 Paid Internship at Penta Group

Penta is the world's first comprehensive stakeholder solutions firm. Penta provides data-driven solutions for stakeholder strategy and engagement. We combine analytics and research with deep expertise to deliver actionable insights, "best practice" solutions, and drive measurable impact for our clients.

At Penta, we work with clients solving complex global challenges across a variety of industries. Our clients span technology, financial services, energy, healthcare, and more. Our team brings decades of experience in business, government, communications, research, technology, and media. Penta comprises over 200 professionals in New York, London, Washington, DC, and San Francisco working to bring data-driven, tailored solutions to more than 200 clients.

Summary of Position:

Penta is seeking full-time paid interns for summer 2023 to support the operations of the firm. They will benefit from immediate client exposure and opportunities for professional development while working in a fun, fast-paced, and challenging environment. Interns support directors and partners on client teams, as well as contribute to internal firm projects. A successful candidate has strong writing and time-management skills, and a curious, proactive, high-achieving attitude. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

+ Write communications products like press releases, media advisories, opinion pieces, and social media posts

+ Research and monitor clients' business and industry to maintain an updated knowledge base and keep team apprised of new and ongoing developments

+ Collect, conduct, and present quantitative and qualitative research and analysis in a variety of communication vehicles, including presentations, reports, infographics, and fact sheets

+ Assist with executing events, including press conferences, speaking engagements, editorial board meetings and media trainings

+ Build and maintain media lists

+ Pull census data and economic policy data

+ Perform statistical and economic analyses

+ Assist in day-to-day administrative tasks as needed


+ Rising undergraduate seniors (graduating in Dec. 2023 or spring 2024) working toward a degree in political science/government, public policy, economics, journalism, business or related field

+ Previous internship experience at an agency, publicly-traded company, media outlet, or in politics or government

+ Experience conducting research and performing financial or economic analysis, writing and distilling complex ideas and concepts into a digestible format

+ Familiarity with business, economics, politics, and the legislative process; expertise and interest in a specific policy field is a plus

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

+ Strong attention to detail

+ Ability to take initiative

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team

+ Problem-solving skills

+ Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple, competing tasks

+ Desire to work in a fast-paced environment

+ Ability to work 40 hours per week

+ Ability to commit to internship from early June through August 2023


+ Excellent environment for learning and growth

+ Frequent firm-wide social events and activities

+ Knowledge Meeting lunches with all staff on a variety of topics



The deadline for this application is Sunday, January 29 at 11:00pm ET. If you have questions about the role, please find a list of frequently asked questions here. If you are interested in signing up for a virtual information session on January 18th or January 25th to hear from current employees, please click here. 

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Penta Group, LLC values diversity and inclusion, is committed to equal employment opportunity, and to compliance with federal anti-discrimination laws. We also comply with District of Columbia law, which prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, applicants for employment and interns based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decisions and breastfeeding), national origin, disability, age (18 and over), personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation (e.g., being enrolled in a college or university or in a business, nursing, professional, secretarial, technical or vocational school), political affiliation, genetic information (including family medical history), lawful use of tobacco products, unemployment status and status as a victim or the family member of a victim of domestic violence, a sexual offense or stalking.

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